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Split

By Sam Owen

between Cougar Flats and Rising Eagle

looking south and east and back to south

weather vane’s tedious turning predicts

which way I’ll drive outta here, cat

squawling in the back of the car

Letters to the editor: October 29, 2014

Letters to the editor: October 29, 2014

Thanks for the memories Dear Editor: Thank you for the Oct. 15 “No Bad Days” column, “The Boats of Summer.” You bring back amazing memories. I remember so well many of those races, particularly in the early 1950s, watching with my parents had friends who had a home in Mount Baker that overlooked the hydroplane...
Letters to the editor: October 1, 2014

Letters to the editor: October 1, 2014

Unnecessary delay Dear Editor: We would like to publicly thank our Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) officials for their terrific efforts to clear and, hopefully, soon open state highways 153 and 20. These roads are the arteries and lifeblood of our beautiful Methow Valley and the current closures are creating real and unnecessary hardships...
Letters to the editor: March 5, 2014

Letters to the editor: March 5, 2014

About control Dear Editor: Residents of the Methow Valley School District should take the time to inform themselves about the proposed Metropolitan Recreation District. There are a total of 16 metro districts in the state and only two are in eastern Washington; one in Eastmont and one in Pullman. All of these districts are considerably...

Inside the fire station: a volunteer’s view

By John Owen Volunteer firefighting is a huge commitment that takes many of us away from our families to help our community. These volunteers are committed to providing professional emergency response services for our community, and keeping our fellow volunteers safe during calls. This becomes difficult when we have to work in an unsafe operating...
July 10, 2013

July 10, 2013

Other needs Dear Editor: When I read that Winthrop has been granted $862,000 for more trails and refrigeration for the ice rink I thought, this is great news! Now we won’t need a parks and recreation tax district. We can focus on funding for our critical infrastructure needs – upgraded water lines for Twisp and...